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Applying engaging, innovative design and fun, informative text, 100 Inventions That Made History looks at the trailblazing inventions that have... [Read More]
Applying engaging, innovative design and fun, informative text, 100 Inventions That Made History looks at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technology and transformed the way we live, as well as the gadgets and gizmos that we couldn't live without! Divided into five chapters — On the Move, Getting Connected, Ordinary Things, For Better or Worse, and Culture Shock — all areas of inventions are covered as well as showcasing the inspirational people who brought them to life. From antibiotics to the atomic bomb, microscopes to the microwave, and wind turbines to the World Wide Web, 100 Inventions That Made History is a discovery not to be missed.
Through the life stories of scientists and innovators like Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and more, STEAM concepts come to life... [Read More]
Through the life stories of scientists and innovators like Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and more, STEAM concepts come to life engaging readers of all ages. Full of the true-life stories of scientists and innovators who have shaped our society and how we see the world around us, this book puts major scientific discoveries into context. Readers learn who inspired whom, and which discoveries laid the groundwork for more amazing innovation. Biologists, chemists, physicists, doctors, coders, astronauts are all featured including Hippocrates, Aristotle, Watson & Crick, Franklin, Kepler, Salk, Turing, deGrasse Tyson, and more. Perfect for book reports, school projects, or anytime reading to satisfy and educate curious minds.
Celebrate centuries of brave and brilliant women with this visual guide that takes kids on a tour of the past and uncovers the stories of the women... [Read More]
Celebrate centuries of brave and brilliant women with this visual guide that takes kids on a tour of the past and uncovers the stories of the women and girls who have shaped the modern world. From super scientists like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clued-up creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K. Rowling to leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, profiles explore the lives of each woman in detail, and photography and quirky "bobble-head" illustrations present history in a new and fun way. Kids can put each woman's story into context with "what came before…" and "what came after…" panels showing the things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers. A wonderful inspiration for young girls and a great learning tool for all children that approaches human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle, 100 Women Who Made History proves that this isn't just a man's world.
This exciting collection of 1,000 words will broaden young children's vocabulary, and strengthen their early reading and writing skills. Arranged... [Read More]
This exciting collection of 1,000 words will broaden young children's vocabulary, and strengthen their early reading and writing skills. Arranged thematically, topics include Me and My Family, Animals, How We Look and Feel, Around the World, and I know... Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Weather, and Seasons. There are also four "story style" spreads that tell a simple narrative and inspire storytelling skills: for example, All in a Day is about a young child's typical day, and "If I Were a Pet" looks at a dog, cat, rabbit, fish, and pony, and imagines what these different animals might like to do. The book is packed with clearly labeled pictures, encouraging picture-and-word association, which helps early reading, and every page features short sentences for children to finish that reinforce grammar and encourage early writing skills. The words have been chosen with the help of a leading educational consultant, Penny Coltman, and include a combination of useful and imaginative nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Young children will be amazed and delighted by all the fascinating real-world photos, things to spot, entertaining artworks to talk about, and incredibly useful words! This fun and educational picture word book is a must-have first reference title for parents who are keen to develop their child's language and literacy skills.
This picture word book of 1000 first science words is the perfect STEM book for helping children learn. This book introduces key scientific... [Read More]
This picture word book of 1000 first science words is the perfect STEM book for helping children learn. This book introduces key scientific concepts while broadening children's vocabulary and strengthening their early reading and writing skills. Every picture-packed page is full of things such as sounds, light, senses, and machines, with words for each image.
With more than 300,000 copies sold, this book is a fun and comprehensive step-by-step resource jam-packed with science experiments for... [Read More]
With more than 300,000 copies sold, this book is a fun and comprehensive step-by-step resource jam-packed with science experiments for kids. Whether you're looking for ideas for the science fair or projects to encourage learning at home or in the classroom, 101 Great Science Experiments is organized into 11 different science subjects and includes experiments for almost any interest area. The book includes plenty of experiments for adults and children to do together, but also includes experiments for kids who want more independence. Photos, illustrations, and step-by-step instructions make each process clear and accessible. A kids' science book classic since 1993, this new edition of 101 Great Science Experiments has been updated, expanded, and improved for the next generation of young scientists.
This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half... [Read More]
This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth. Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread—from space to gemstones to the food we eat—make learning fun, but it's the "13½" fact that kids will be most eager to know. Does cracking your knuckles really cause arthritis? Do ligers really exist? Are scorpions really deadly to humans? The answers to these questions and many others are revealed and will have kids digging for even more information behind the truths. A perfect gift for curious young minds, 13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything will stimulate the imagination of young readers, satisfy their thirst for knowledge, and allow them to look at the universe from a new perspective as they explore a wide variety of topics and discover the truth.
Go back in time with First Dinosaur Encyclopedia. A delightful first reference book about dinosaurs for young paleontologists, this updated edition... [Read More]
Go back in time with First Dinosaur Encyclopedia. A delightful first reference book about dinosaurs for young paleontologists, this updated edition of First Dinosaur Encyclopedia takes readers on a journey to the prehistoric world of dinosaurs. Find out everything there is to know about T. rexes and triceratops, see different dinosaur habitats, learn amazing facts, and get close to modern-day fossils. Children can test their dinosaur knowledge with quizzes, including a "Where in the World" map quiz that places dinosaurs in the right locations. Packed full of engaging photography and easy-to-follow text, First Dinosaur Encyclopedia brings history to life.
Children will learn why they feel happy, sad, angry, and proud in this colorful collection of illustrated books. This bright box set includes five... [Read More]
Children will learn why they feel happy, sad, angry, and proud in this colorful collection of illustrated books. This bright box set includes five board books: How Do I Feel?, I Feel Happy, I Feel Angry, I Feel Sad, and I Feel Proud. It is often difficult for children to articulate their emotions and to understand why they act the way they do. Each book in this set covers a different emotion that little ones feel on a regular basis, but might not fully understand or know how to deal with. In I Feel Angry, young children will learn the best way to deal with angry feelings, and what happens in the body when we get angry. I Feel Proud encourages kids to reflect on what makes them feel proud, and why it's important to have pride in themselves. Fun characters illustrate each emotion, from a little teardrop representing Sadness to a smiling sun for Happiness, and simple text is ideal for reading aloud. This collection of board books is the ideal gift for every young child, and makes a stylish addition to any bookshelf.
The Three Little Pigs is a traditional fairy tale perfect for reading with children aged 3 to 5. This story has been loved around the world for... [Read More]
The Three Little Pigs is a traditional fairy tale perfect for reading with children aged 3 to 5. This story has been loved around the world for over a century and remains a family favorite for parents looking for fairy stories. When the three little pigs decide to leave home, they build houses made of straw, branches, and bricks, but which house will stay standing when the big bad wolf tries to blow them down? The charming illustrations in this fairy tale picture book are sure to capture the imaginations of little ones, and the large-format is ideal for sharing and reading together at bedtime.
This user-friendly family guide to 3D printing is packed with exciting ideas for how to design and print your own toys, gadgets, and models, and... [Read More]
This user-friendly family guide to 3D printing is packed with exciting ideas for how to design and print your own toys, gadgets, and models, and doesn't even require any specialist software. Using freely available software, 3D Printing Projects provides inspiration and step-by-step visual instruction for both simple builds and more complicated pieces—from coat hooks and small treasure boxes to chess sets and model cars. From designing to scanning to modeling to digital sculpting to slicing to printing, this how-to guide covers it all. Information on the 3D printing revolution and the science behind how it works is also included, so kids can learn even before doing. Supporting STEAM initiatives and the Maker Movement, 3D Printing Projects is sure to get young makers creating and innovating.
Experience the trip of a lifetime on an African safari via Katie's diary. Experience the thrill of joining rangers and seeing wild animals up close.... [Read More]
Experience the trip of a lifetime on an African safari via Katie's diary. Experience the thrill of joining rangers and seeing wild animals up close. Children able to read on their own will be eager to delve into African Adventure. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Theme: Level 3 Beginning Reader
Fly through the spectacular, nocturnal world of bats with All About Bats. From leathery wings to echolocation, this nonfiction reader is an exciting... [Read More]
Fly through the spectacular, nocturnal world of bats with All About Bats. From leathery wings to echolocation, this nonfiction reader is an exciting look at these creatures of the night, and includes fantastic photography that will amaze kids as they read. Perfect for 3–5 year olds learning to read, Level 1 titles contain short, simple sentences with an emphasis on frequently used words. Crisp photographic images with labels provide visual clues to introduce and reinforce vocabulary. Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts, and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3–11.
Theme: Level 1 Beginning Reader
From the golden eagle to the great white shark, this amazing animal encyclopedia for children transports you into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping,... [Read More]
From the golden eagle to the great white shark, this amazing animal encyclopedia for children transports you into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping, pulse-racing world of the animal kingdom. Bursting with 3D images, every animal is brought to life, from the tiniest hermit crab to the mightiest African elephant. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institute, Animal! is packed with fantastic facts about mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and more. Get up close and personal to some of the most dangerous animals around, including the Komodo dragon with its deadly bite, and the saltwater crocodile which uses a "death roll" to drown its prey. Explore the different animal habitats and ecosystems that contribute to the world's biodiversity, learn about the different senses and life cycles of animals, and find out how animals communicate with each other. Get ready to bring the animal world to rip-roaring life with Animal!
Kids love animals — they love the silly, funny and crazy ways they behave, eat, and play. Animal Antics is full of fascinating facts that takes... [Read More]
Kids love animals — they love the silly, funny and crazy ways they behave, eat, and play. Animal Antics is full of fascinating facts that takes a look at the most engaging, informative, humorous and intriguing aspects of animal behavior including why blue-footed boobies like to dance, why a goose whiffles, or why penguins like to steal food. Using a selection of funny animal pictures from swinging pandas to ninja lizards to weightlifting ants and back-scratching monkeys to frolicking frogs and giraffes doing splits, the reasons behind what these animals do are explained in accompanying, bite-sized informative text that helps young readers understand why animals behave the way they do. With a collection of photography guaranteed to make children laugh out loud, kids will go wild for Animal Antics.
Animal Antics is jam-packed with funny photos of animals in action. Look out for goats popping up in unexpected places, zebras and chimpanzees... [Read More]
Animal Antics is jam-packed with funny photos of animals in action. Look out for goats popping up in unexpected places, zebras and chimpanzees grinning for the camera, and adorable chipmunks with bulging cheeks. Alongside high quality images, each page features mind-boggling facts about your favourite animals, including how they get around, what they like to eat, and how they stay cool or keep warm. Children will love this fresh glimpse into the lives of loads of weird and wonderful animals.
This stunning new atlas is your first-class pass on a world tour of the homes of Earth's most incredible animals. The latest exciting title in DK's... [Read More]
This stunning new atlas is your first-class pass on a world tour of the homes of Earth's most incredible animals. The latest exciting title in DK's popular What's Where on Earth? series maps out the habitats of the world's mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, and more. Whether it's plotting the range of a lion, following the flight paths of birds, tracking great white sharks in the oceans, or exploring the migration of the monarch butterfly, you will see exactly where and how more than 100 extraordinary animal species live. What makes What's Where on Earth? Animals unique are the maps themselves. Each one is individually commissioned in 3-D, with detail to show the habitat of each animal, as well as its geographic location. This reveals an astonishing amount of information about the behavior of these animals, from how seals are adapted to survive in freezing Antarctic seas to how beetles survive in the heat of the Sahara desert. There is also a focus on the conservation and protection of animals. Maps reveal the shrinking territories of some species, showing where they used to roam in the past compared to what's left of their range today. Whichever animal you're trying to track down, you're sure to find it in What's Where on Earth? Animals.
Get closer to your favorite animals through amazing nature photography See the world's most fascinating animals closer and more vividly than... [Read More]
Get closer to your favorite animals through amazing nature photography See the world's most fascinating animals closer and more vividly than you've ever seen before, through stunning, larger-than-life photography in this modern DK classic. Young readers will be fascinated by stories such as the crab that carries its home on its back, or the salamander that turns from a fish into an amphibian as it grows. They will be absorbed by the incredible detail showcased in these amazing images, from the fine structure of bird's feathers to the neon green scales of a gecko. Fun, flowing text delivers in-depth information about life in different habitats and how animals have adapted to thrive in these places. Innovative, contemporary design and DK's characteristically reliable and interesting information combine in Animals Up Close to create the perfect nature book for children.
This animal encyclopedia with a twist showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the wildlife of the... [Read More]
This animal encyclopedia with a twist showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the wildlife of the world is revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations. The storybook descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing animal facts, such as why the slow-motion sloth is so sluggish and how the plodding pangolin protects itself from predators, as well as some of the stories and myths surrounding their favorite beasts. This beautiful modern collection lets you find the animals that interest you and uncover new favorites along the way. From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders there's an animal for everyone in this celebration of the animal kingdom. Every animal is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed images. The index is packed with reference information, including the size and location of each species, and a tree of life shows how the animal groups are connected. With foil on the cover, gilded edges, and a ribbon for keeping your place, An Anthology of Intriguing Animals makes an attractive gift for any child who can't get enough of wildlife and nature. With engaging information and absorbing images, this book is perfect for children to explore by themselves or for bedtime stories.
Help your child better understand how food fuels and effects our bodies in Are You What You Eat? a book that uses color and fun presentation to... [Read More]
Help your child better understand how food fuels and effects our bodies in Are You What You Eat? a book that uses color and fun presentation to communicate nutritional information in a fun and eye-catching way. Kids learn to see their food as more than just taste, learning things like which foods will make you sleepy, how to tell if you're hungry or full, and why our bodies need nutrition. Teach your kids the basics about proteins, taste buds, antioxidants, and more food facts with Are You What You Eat? Because nutritional information is presented through quizzes, questions, facts, and pictures, children are eager to learn from Are You What You Eat? They'll be guided through food facts, how the digestive system works, and how to make smart choices about food and nutrition. Are You What You Eat? may even help picky eaters become a little more adventurous come meal time.
This engaging introduction to art appreciation for kids explores art history, themes in art, and art techniques, from cave paintings to modern... [Read More]
This engaging introduction to art appreciation for kids explores art history, themes in art, and art techniques, from cave paintings to modern art. Art and How It Works takes children on a journey through the history of art, from prehistoric paintings, Impressionism, and abstract art, through to the art of today. This bright and colorful book includes biographies of major artists, such as Fra Angelico and David Hockney, and cuts through the jargon that surrounds the art world to offer a fresh and accessible approach for children. Young readers will begin to notice and explore shapes, colors, patterns, styles, themes, and techniques. By taking a close look at famous paintings and answering the open-ended question prompts dotted throughout the book, kids will discover a new way to see and appreciate the art all around them.
The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting,... [Read More]
The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture, photography, music, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary art; discover the evolution of sculpture, from the Great Sphinx at Giza to modern day abstract forms; find out about photography, from the early "camera obscura" to digital imagery; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and awe-inspiring photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
We invite you to take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Explore the cosmos, from planets to black holes, the Big Bang, and everything... [Read More]
We invite you to take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Explore the cosmos, from planets to black holes, the Big Bang, and everything in-between! Get ready to discover the story of the universe one page at a time! This educational book for young adults will launch you on a wild trip through the cosmos and the incredible discoveries throughout history. Filled to the brim with beautifully illustrated flowcharts, graphics, and jargon-free language, The Astronomy Book breaks down hard-to-grasp concepts to guide you in understanding almost 100 big astronomical ideas.